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Sep 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and anti-american violence overseas there is late word tonight that the fbi has exposed an apparent homegrown terror plot in chicago involving an american teenager. the feds arresting an 18-year-old man who they say tried to detonate a car bomb outside a chicago bar. what he apparently didn't know was that the fbi was in on it from the start and the bomb was a fake. nbc's john yang is in our chicago newsroom with more. was anyone put at risk here? >> reporter: law enforcement officials stressed to nbc news that no one was ever at risk. the bomb was a phony. the suspect, 18-year-old adel daoud had no weapons training, no explosives training and is not a member or connected with any terrorist group, international terrorist group. according to this 35-page criminal complaint he was spotted by the fbi online talking jihad and talking about attacking americans. an undercover fbi agent got in touch with him. in the course of their discussions he came up with this plot to attack a target in chicago. and last night, according to the fbi, he was given a phony bomb, drove it in a jeep cheroke
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
information we have at present. first of all, there's an fbi investigation that's ongoing. and we look to that investigation to give us the definitive word as to what transpyred. but putting together the best information we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi in fact was initially a spontaneous reaction to what transpired hours before in cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo which were prompted of course by the video. >> there was a caveat there. she said the fbi was still investigating. but the thought was it was a spontaneous reaction. a couple of days before that, the libyan president said, no, in fact, al qaeda was behind this attack. and then days later, after ambassador rice is on this program and other programs, the president's spokesman jay carney says this. it is, i think, self-evident that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. well, if it was self-evident, why didn't the president call this exactly what it was, an act of terror on the anniversary of 9/11? >> well, this is an eve
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
human remains. this week, the fbi returning to the town to inspect a new site off of flood road. the fbi says it may uncover more bodies from a drug fueled killing spree by wesley shermantime and his partner in crime loren herzzog. they were suspected in the death of as many as 15 people from the 1984 to 1998. the fbi has not said when or if it plans to dig up the area. >>> this morning, a man accused kidnapping and killing sierra lamar will not appear in court as expected. the man was expected to enter a plea today. instead, he'll appear in court october 5th. garcia torres is accused kidnapping the 15-year-old as she walked to a school bus stop in morgan hill last spring. the body was never found but the district attorney plans to move forward with murder charges anyway. >> garcia torres will not be in court today but her father will be. charged with sex crimes against two female relatives. the alleged crimes happened in the same area of san martin in the home where his son lived. if convicted, fernandez will spend the rest of his life in prison. >>> safety concerns prompting big change
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
afee says the scheme is successful because often it looks like an official notice from the fbi accusing you of a crime. >> they try to scare you. you have inappropriate content, you have stolen content, and that scares people. they feel that the fbi has said we found child pornography on your machine so we blocked it. that really scares people to the very core. >> reporter: and that's why they pay up? >> that's why they pay. >> reporter: you should never pay a ransom. the hackers have probably dropped other viruses onto your system. the best way to avoid ransomware is to avoid websites you're not familiar with and don't click on a link unless you trust the site. we'll show you more tonight at 11:00 plus more on the fbi's latest warning on ransomware. >>> 5:22. california's largest community college closing two campuses in hopes of avoiding a possible shutdown. san francisco city college will shut the castro campus. classes will be relocated. trustees made that decision last night as part of a plan to keep the school from losing it's accreditation next year. the accrediting team reportedly b
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Sep 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
as the evacuation happened, the fbi was launching an investigation. the veteran diplomats going back to the reagan years urged the critics to call a time out. >> i think it is very important we don't play politics with this. we have american lives at stake. our embassy, they're at out posts that are very dangerous. >> reporter: and more on how effective chris stevens was as an ambassador, an out pouring from others expressing sadness over his death. andrea mitchell in our d.c. bureau tonight, what a tragedy for our state department and others. >>> as far as a u.s. military response tonight. our correspondent reports one u.s. navy destroyer has arrived off the coast of libya tonight. a second is expected tomorrow. 60 u.s. marines are being moved into libya to beef up security. the marines traditionally defend all larger u.s. embassies from around the world. with us, michael lighter, a former director of of the u.s. national countterrorism center. michael there is no accounting for what people take offense to, the rumor or reality of a film, if that is in deep what happened. somebody i spoke to said
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Sep 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that the fbi is on scene, the u.s. acknowledged reports of a protest gone wild were wrong. on air force one, the press secretary, jay carney says it was self-evident that what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack. president obama was asked about that today >> what we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm u.s. interests. >> reporter: intelligence officials now believe it could have been a planned attack all along, looking like a protest. today, officials briefed top members of congress. >> i think the story now is that there was not a demonstration. this was a pre-planned attack. >> reporter: but after the killings, the administration blamed it on protests sparked by the anti-islamist video. >> what happened in benghazi was a spontaneous reaction to what had happened hours before in cairo. >> reporter: frustrated, john mccain lashed out at officials for not pointing to al qaeda members. >> i was shocked they thought it was a spontaneous demonstration. it shows the
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Sep 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and three other americans. the obama administration says it was a planned terrorist attack, and the fbi is investigating a possible al qaeda link, and an issue that secretary of state hillary clinton discussed today. meanwhile, ann curry sat down with the president of libya to discuss the situation. >> reporter: would you call the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi an act of terrorism? >> i have no doubt about that. and it is a pre-planned act of terrorism directed against american citizens. >> reporter: you're confirming that rpgs were used in the original attack? >> mortars -- >> reporter: they were used in the attack? >> yes. >> reporter: and do you know how many mortars were used? >> about 500. >> reporter: and you were saying they were fired with such accuracy that this could not have been done by somebody who didn't have experience? >> experience and knew what he was doing. >> reporter: and this is what is helping to convince you that this was a pre-planned attack, not a reaction to a controversial movie? >> yes, i have no doubt about this. >> reporter: do you think the movi
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
be when security concerns have stopped an fbi team from getting to the crime scene, having to work instead from libya's capitol city of tripoli, 400 miles away. a official said that while that is limited, it is more important to question people in libya thought to know about the attack. and he says the process is yielding more valuable information. one other note, peter king, chairman of the house committee, said that ambassador susan rice should resign because of her statement. >>> all right, we want to turn to andrea mitchell, chief foreign correspondent, and andrea how rare is it for the intelligence committee to come out and acknowledge they got it wrong initially, and is it having any effect on the response here? >> reporter: well, first of all it is very, very rare for them to make this type of admission. and politics are clearly in play. the questions are being asked, why did they get it wrong? was it because of a coverup, or was it because they were trying to avoid acknowledging mistakes this close to the election? so there is always a political consequence, and certainly's tonight
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
child pornography on your machine, even though they've never done t. still that the fbi has said, we found child porn nothingraphy on your screen so we've locked it, that scares people to the core. >> you should never pay a ransom, even if you do regain access to your computer, the hackers have probably dropped other viruses on to your system. the best way to avoid ransomware is to avoid sites that you're not familiar with. we'll show you a program tonight at 11:00. plus, more on the fbi's latest warning on ransomware. >> if you have a tip, call us at 888-996-tips or send an e-mail directly to the unit at nbcbayarea.com. >>> president obama's up coming fund-raiser, the musicians and athletes that will take a part. >>> a lawsuit filed by women in the military just today. >>> a dangerous scene in oakland. an accident sent several people to the hospital. the connection to city workers. >> for those who were there, they couldn't believe what they were seeing. six innocent people engineered after a bizarre accident. >> an suv collided with a city publics works van sending both barrelling
NBC
Sep 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
's top stories. >> good morning, everyone. fbi agents have arrested a man they say planned to detonate a car bomb outside a bar in downtown chicago. more now from michelle franzen. >> reporter: authorities say a bar in chicago's busy downtown was the target friday night of an alleged car bomb plot. planned, investigators say, in a detailed criminal mrant by 18-year-old adelle dieud, an american teen who lives just outside chicago. he was arrested by fbi undercover agents after he tried to detonate what he believed were real explosives in a vehicle he parked in front of a bar. federal prosecutors say the suspect was under watch or authorities for months after he posted material on the internet relating to violent jihad and the killing of americans. >> they weren't under cover by pretending to be terrorist colleagues who could help him in his plans to carry out an attack. >> authorities say daoud allegedly drafted a list of 29 potential targets, including military recruiting centers, bars, malls and other tourist attractions in the chicago area. but at no time, authorities say, did he po
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Sep 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
-old was taken into custody friday night. you're looking at video of his home in the chicago suburb. fbi agents posing as extremists say they gave the suspect a phony car bomb and arrested him after he tried to detonate it outside a bar in downtown chicago. the fbi started monitoring him after he allegedly wrote online about killing americans. the teenager is a u.s. citizen and he reportedly identified dozens of other potential targets to authorities. he's charged with trying to use a weapons of mass destruction and trying to damage and destroy a building with an explosive. >>> developing news out of fairfield where a triple shooting sent two men and a teen to the hospital overnight. fairfield police received several reports of gun shots before 1:00 this morning on the 1200 block of dana drive near highway 80. officers found a 46-year-old man, a 54-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds. all three taken to the hospital where they are being treated for injuries that are not considered life threatening. no arrests have been made. >>> today marks the six-month anniversary
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00am PDT
maybe around 40 right now. reporting live here, bob redell, "today in the bay." >>> the fbi is involved in this story defending its surveillance of the occupant movement. the american civil liberties union recently obtaining documents proving the fbi tracked several northern california occupy groups. most of that focused on last november's protest at the port of oakland. the bureau says the investigation did stay within federal rules and did not result in, quote, unnecessary intrusion into the lives of law-abiding people. >>> new this morning, al qaeda's branch in north africa is calling for new attacks on u.s. diplomats and more intense protests against the anti-islam internet video that was produced in the u.s. now, the announcement comes as anger continues to spread over that low-budget u.s. film mocking the islamic prophet, mohammed. more than 700 police guarding the u.s. embassy in thailand. that embassy plans to close at midday, shortly before protests are set to begin. in indonesia protesters clashed with police outside the u.s. embassy in jakarta today. they torched an american
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Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
redell, "today in the bay." >>> in the meantime the fbi is defending its surveillance of the occupy movement in northern california. the bureau says the investigation stayed within federal rules and did not result in, quote, unnecessary intrusions into the lives of law-abiding people. the american civil liberties union recently obtained documents about the fbi that was monitoring activities. much of it was focused on last november's planned protests at the port of oakland. >>> it is 6:46. rob mayeda in for christine loren. weatherwise it's like deja vu all over again. >> it is. that's the same map we saw the day before. it's groundhog day in the weather department, at least for the next couple of days. you've got low clouds inland and we'll see low high temperatures for this time of year. right now looking out to alcatraz in the distance, we've got low clouds not at ground level, they're higher up off the ground but the tops of the clouds 2400 feet thick. when you get the marine layer deepened coupled with the sea breeze it's going to lead to cool daytime temperatures. low clouds do
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Sep 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
: the fbi says 26-year-old kenneth w. smith jr. of philadelphia admitted making the telephone call to police that forced the us airways jet bound for dallas to turn around in midair. >> no comment, please. >> reporter: but that was the beginning of a high-flying drama that resulted in the arrest of a man who used to date smith's girlfriend. in the phone call, authorities say smith claimed that christopher schell, a passenger on the plane, was carrying a liquid explosive. a s.w.a.t. team surrounded the plane in philadelphia and removed schell in handcuffs but they found no explosives. steve mcneil was sitting next to him. >> going back to texas for a birthday. the company he was works for was paying for him to go back, said he just broke up with his girlfriend. >> reporter: schell told authorities that he believed his ex-girlfriend and smith were responsible for the phone call threat. schell was released without charges and allowed to fly on to dallas. the fbi arrested smith and charged him with giving false and misleading information about an explosive device. >> it's just an incredibly fool
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Sep 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
. the doctrine too brazen? were we warned? and the details on what the c.i.a. and the f.b.i. knew about a possible attack on the world trade center before 9-11:who will take the heat? clinton, bush? or the spies who couldn't see straight? the sounds of the democrats. tom daschle calls the bush economy atrorks but has no democratic alternative. unable to challenge the president's war or his tax cuts, are the democrats afraid to fight for anything? we were debating invasion of iraq back then. the panel on that first show, david brooks, then of the whitley standard and the new republics, michelle cotto. i asked about the advice george w. bush was getting from some of his father's old team. why do the bushies, older bushies tend to be anti-war and maybe more pro arab, is that it? >> etc. not that. they came from an east coast foreign policy establishment that believed in the chess game. the more southern southwestern, more conservative, more religiously influenced conservative republicans, believe in morality. and democracy. >> why -- and assert american power. but they don't want to dot cl
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Sep 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
of victims expressed their anger at the city police force and at the mayor. many speakers calling for the fbi and california attorney general officer to investigate, saying they do not trust local law enforcement. there have been seven officer-involved shootings. five were fatal. >>> 5:20. the suspended sheriff appears to have lost his latest bid to get the ethics commission to delay delivering its recommendation, to the board. the commission yesterday ralt f ratified its decision that the sheriff violated conduct. the board of supervisors has 30 days after they receive the transcripts to either reinstate or remove him as sheriff. he asked them to delay the recommendation till after the election saying politic, could taint the decision. >>> coming up, a tough reality here. a a city college warning. it is now on the verge of bankruptcy. >>> also, the california hockey team that is offering justin bieber a professional contract. sounds like a drink. i'll get a build your own burger with something cheesy... but not just cheese - mac and cheese. then i wanna add some oomph. and... top it off with
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Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's assault in that way. he said the fbi is looking at indications that the individuals involved in the attack may have had connections to al qaeda. also today, secretary of state hillary clinton announced she will appoint an independent panel to review the circumstances which led to the attack. >> back here at home. he said he fought hard behind closed doors for his officers. san jose police chief chris moore is being candid about a host of issues days after announcing his retirement. nbc' reporter sat down at san jose police headquarters with that interview. damien? >> reporter: the chief has another four months before he officially retires. my questions to him were not easy today. he admitted some frustration with the san jose city council and also admits his departure might be a good thing for everyone. he has been crunching the numbers for the last two years and doesn't like the way they add up. fewer cops, more crime, and the city council that voted not to put a tax measure on the ballot to hire more officers. >> it was very frustrating. put it that way. >> reporter: frustrating, he said
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Sep 16, 2012 8:00am PDT
's an fbi investigation that's ongoing and we look to that investigation to give us the definitive word as to what transpired. but putting together the best information that we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was, in fact, initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo, which were prompted, of course, by the video. what we think then transpired in benghazi is that opportunistic extremist elements came to the consulate as this was unfolding. they came with heavy weapons, which unfortunately, are readily available in postrevolutionary libya. and it escalated into a much more violent episode. obviously, that's our best judgment now. we'll await the results of the investigation, and the president has been very clear we'll work with the libyan authorities to bring those responsible to justice. >> was there a failure here that this administration is responsible for, whether it's an intelligence failure, a failure to see this coming, or
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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
of left field. a new chapter for the search of jimmy hoffa. the fbi and police in michigan are now looking into the possibility that hoffa's body is in fact buried in the backyard of this home near detroit. police say they have received a tip from a man who says he saw men bury a body just hours after hoffa went missing back in 1975. hoffa, for the record, was declared dead on july 30th, 1982. >>> authorities in phoenix say a man wanted to find out how fast police would react to a mock terror attack so he dressed his 16-year-old nephew with a sheet and sent him to a street with a fake grenade launcher. he pointed the mock weapon at passing cars. the man was arrested nearly two months after video of the hoax went viral on youtube. >> that's just crazy. ridiculous. >>> anyway, a drug-sniffing dog the only certified member of the police force in a very small town in eastern new mexico. the police chief just resigned and he faces felony charges in an illegal gun sale. the town's only other officer isn't really certified and pleaded guilty to assault charges last year. that means the only quali
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Sep 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
-- protect medicare and preserve all 9 the institutions of the federal government that we need from the fbi to the faa. you can't possibly do all of those things. that was my problem. how does the math add up? so to me, he's still at war with math. and i think that's where "the wall street journal" editorial is quite a positive. how are you going to do these things? i believe this time is different. i think the american people really do want a plan. they want one from romney. they want one from obama. and i think they will reward someone who they feel has laid down a credible plan, and please, please, don't tell me it isn't going to hurt. there's no way we get out of this hole without working. they want it to be real. they want it to be fair. the wealthy pay more. everybody pays something. and they want it to be aspirational. they want it to be not just about balancing the budget, but making this country rich. >> doris kearns goodwin there is this appetite for substance for a credible plan but campaigns are still, in many cases, about style over substance. here's the week magazine and on th
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Sep 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
departments on the side and the s.w.a.t. team back here. it was a little weird. >> several fbi and atf agents came in from the back of the plane and walked up to the middle of the plane and pointed guns at a particular passenger and told him to put his hands in front of the seat. >> reporter: they handcuffed shell and took him off the plane. >> and i could see him out the window. they were frisking him and had his hands down on the ground. >> reporter: as fbi agents questioned shell and frisked his bags they realized he was no terrorist or mad bomber. >> this was a hoax and a pretty nasty trick was played on a passenger, and it resulted in -- in really a threat to all of the passengers. >> reporter: according to the affidavit, shell told investigators he believed his ex-girlfriend ann mary and her boyfriend kenny were responsible for making the phone call tip to police, that he and kenny recently had hostile exchanges. >> i don't believe that my client had any ill will or meant any harm or any disruption of service. >> reporter: kenneth smith tells "today" he made the call because he was angr
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Sep 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
just last friday. the fbi says adel daoud was intent on killing as many americans as possible. according to the criminal complaint, the 18-year-old from hillside illinois drove a green jeep cherokee full of what he thought was explosives to a downtown chicago nightclub and then attempted to detonate it. the teenager first came to the fbi's attention in 2011 when he sent e-mails sympathizing with bin laden, writing in one that osama wasn't crazy for wanting to destroy america. eventually court papers say daoud met with an undercover agent posing as an extremist. he picked the unnamed nightclub from google maps and allegedly told the agent he wanted the attack to be massive enough to make it in the news, like tonight. authorities say daoud was bent on terrorism, vowing repeatedly that it was in his heart. >> we're going to see more and more examples of this type of self-radicalization. this is the new wave in the terrorist threat, but it doesn't mean it's a threat that we can't deal with. >> a kid that i know, adel is an angel. he helped me -- my husband was away, and he helped
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Sep 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
and not hurt. the suspect was tackled by police after starting a small fire outside the building. >>> the fbi is disputing a computer hacker's claim information on millions of apple iphone, ipod was obtained by hacking into an fbi's laptop. on sunday the group posted what they claimed to be a partial list of information. some security experts say they believe at least some of the data is genuine. >>> army corps of engineers will investigate whether the fortified system that protected new orleans from flooding during hurricane isaac last week pushed floodwaters instead to surrounding rural areas. >>> a new study finds many doctors may be giving up too soon when it comes to cpr. it finds giving cpr nine more minutes than the average amount gives patients a better chance of surviving. there's currently no clear guidelines for hospitals about how long to continue cpr. the study was published in the lancet. >>> penn state said jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal has already cost the school nearly $17 million. that includes legal fees and payments to consultants and public relations firms. penn state
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
, what can you tell us? >> reporter: good morning, kate. we understand that an fbi team of special agents has arrived here in benghazi. they're keeping a low profile for security reasons and are expected to at some point begin investigating what exactly happened at that consulate. they're going to sift through the ashes and look for any clues that can identify any individuals involved in that attack. we know that the u.s. military has deployed its resources, including drones and other intelligence gathering mechanisms to try to keep an eye and ear out for any of these people involved. they're getting a lot of cooperation from the libyan government. the libyan government says that they believe this was a pre-planned attack, not an outburst of spontaneous violence. and they're also saying that they have four individuals in custody that they are questioning who may have possibly important information that could benefit the americans. they also have several other individuals under surveillance. but as we've seen in the past, one of the more difficult things here on the ground is to actually m
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Sep 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
-by-case basis. natalie. >> richard engel, thanks so much. >>> the fbi is investigating an airline bomb threat on monday that led to a heated exchange from new york's jfk airport. two planes were stopped on the tarmac after an anonymous threat. the pilot of the american flight apparently felt he wasn't getting enough information from the ka troll tower. take a listen to his response. >> okay. we're surrounded by emergency vehicles. there's a reason for this. somebody's got to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. you've got 60 second. >> both planes were checked for explosives and cleared to proceed to their terminals. >>> olympic snowboarding champion shaun white was released by nashville police after his arrest on charges of public intoxication and vandalism. police say white is accused of pulling a fire alarm and destroying a hotel phone. >>> and here's a fellow you'll be seeing a lot of. he's the mascot for the 2014 world cup soccer tournament in brazil. he's an endangered three-banded armadillo. brazilians will get to select among three name choices. it's now 7:21. c
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
michigan, to giants stadium in new jersey, and to a farm outside detroit where in 2006 the fbi raised a 3,000 foot barn and dug under it. once the leader of the teamsters, the nash's largest union, his connection with organized crime kept him in hot water. >> i believe the stories that hoffa was in a power struggle. i believe hoffa was killed by organized crime figures. >> reporter: that possibility could explain the informant's long silence. >> i mean, he is terrified. i could hear his voice tremble yesterday when i talked to him. >> reporter: could this be where the search for hoffa ends? >> we are investigating it as a cold case homicide. that's been our focus since the beginning. if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, great, it will end a major mystery. >> reporter: police say the work here will take about two hours. they're going to take that core soil sample, send it to a forensic anthropologist at michigan state university. if the examination of that soil sample turns up evidence of remains, then they'll start digging. willie? >> john yang, thanks so much. 7:20. here is savannah. >
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